Prepare for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. This comprehensive course includes online resources for today's busy engineering professionals interested in preparing to pass the State Examination to become certified as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) - a step towards licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) that gives you a competitive advantage over your peers. The course is geared toward passing the NCEES Computer Based Tests (CBTs) on the first attempt.
The course includes study tips on how best to prepare for the exam and practice tests to provide a glance into a real exam. Each class is highly interactive and provides ample time for your questions.
Number of Units: 3
Who Should Attend: Engineers seeking to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam.
Course Format: Lectures and interactive seminar style classroom instruction.
Instructor: Ernie Kim, PhD, PE, is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of San Diego. He has over ten years of experience in industry with positions at Burroughs Corporation, the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, and Ipitek, and he has published scholar papers including Active and Non-Linear Electronics, for J Wiley and Sons. Dr. Kim earned a BSEE from the University of Hawaii, and a MSEE and PhD from New Mexico State University.
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Retake Course for 1 year – Students may retake the course for a one year period without paying additional tuition, please be aware that a $25 student processing fee is required for all course retakes and new course materials may need to be purchased.
Prerequisites: Engineering degree or appropriate experience and math skills
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